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officers that can thank you pastor bryant and to our faiths leaders. thank you. we need to save young men's lives and we can be safer still. weigh are getting more pollens on your streets. i look forward to sign into law the by an of hallow points bullets. these bullets have no place on our streets. and there's another type of
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violent crime where often no weapon is involved and that's domestic violence and abuse which effects whoo too many woman and children in our streets. we must prevent and report domestic abuse. i pledge - and i pledge to continue to working on the pleasantly with our partners in the community to bring to issue the violation that will prevent woman and children >> i'm also proud that under our probation departments and
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working with police and other city departments san francisco in 2012 has responded to the challenges a of realignment and intergrating non-violent programs it sport non-violent lives. and just as he must continue to be a healthier city. less than one year our adults will receive health care thanks to president obama and nancycy pelosi. we have a long-standing healthy
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program and the new international law will extend the program to 3 b thousand san franciscans. and just as we must keep getting health care and pension reform define we must address the challenge of the unfunded liability area. we're beginning to make progress but we must development a more responsible approach to providing health care to our retired city employees >> and know that together our
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partners in labor will address this the san francisco way to son sense once in a while. and finally, we must rebuilt our st. louis hospital in the mission. they're the priors of critical health deliver as well as major employers. members of the board have taken a strong leadership role working with my office to bring a proposal back to the community that delivers jobs and most importantly critical health care for our city were we're going to get it done. and that brings me arrest warrant why we're here today. a college track and education.
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i hear from businesses that they're number one priority is education. they would like nothing better to hire san franciscans but they often struggle to find their candidates. and it's clear to me the only way our city will continue to be strong is if we support the improvement of our city schools. in many cities they choose to address the keegs challenges by picking fights and appointing fingers but once again not in 90 san francisco. together we strive for excellence in our public schools not excused.
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last year, i met with our community leaders the first time in our memories the mayor and others and we all agree that technology, expediting our kids earlier with the expectation for college and seth them to in our economies is the keys key to success and we're making progress. san francisco unified continues to be the hive urban development are high. we've seen double digit
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high-grades among our latin and africa kids >> results are being recognized for our achievement we received a federal grab the to bring job training in our mission neighborhood. the supervisor knows about this. these gains are possible because reforms are underway the partnership are in place. for our kids to succeed in this economy we must do more.
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that's why this year i will propose in my budgeted more resources more than $50,000,000,000 and $25 million for preschool activities. i view education as an be investment not an expense. the folk in the road for many kids and many families the point at which they decide they're though stay in san francisco or leave. you're going to hear me talking about this layoff a lot this year. i want our middle squirrels to
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courthousess choose the road to success notes the road that leads to trouble or and is the one of the 3 san franciscans who went there know we must continue to preserve our colleges decree - it's important to equip our kids to win in the 20th century you knew. i've offered the schools leadership to continue to go forward. i want to thank you you for
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working with the state to put city college back on track and r that keeps the opportunity coming for every san franciscan young person. because hope and opportunity after all are at the heart of the this place the idea we call san francisco. you know, many of us came here from smoip else or their parents did. and whether it was guadalajara or a rural county in texas what brought us here was that hope where in san francisco as most places offered a better life. it was judged by a play we
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create not by a language we grew up with. we're a city that rewards the inno matter and the risktaker. fred and harvey ye very and willie brown and nancycy pelosi. we've known our share of adversity, earthquake and the problems with aids. we're not afraid to fail or doing what we know is right. and most importantly we know that none of us succeed alone whether it's in reconcile or business or life. we know as michelle obama said
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so well, this past summer when you walk through that door of opportunity you don't slam it shut you help someone else walk through that door behind you. my fellow san franciscans i know there's no limit to the opportunities in this city in we keep the door open. if we commit ourselves and put politics behind us we can help future generations and thank you go
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>> good morning, everybody. welcome to the technology summit. we are looking forward to a fantastic day. we are going to start with a demonstration of the wii system. it is an interactive gaming system that allows people to play different activities and participate in different fitness activities together. a lot of wii systems, about 40, are being deployed around the city to different senior centers and residents facilities to encourage older adults to get more involved with physical activity using
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technology. we're going to spend the first 30 minutes or so demonstrating the wii. not only will we demonstrate how to use it, but we will doe demonstrate adaptive devices so that it can be an inclusive activity for all adults and children. my name is dr. chris thompson from the university of san francisco. go, dons. 1855. i have not been there that long. i am in the department of exercise and sports science. i think it is a good match for me to be demonstrating the wii, which is a good physical activity. i am joined on the stage by a student, not from usf, but from
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san francisco state. we actually talk to each other. this is mackenna. >> good morning. >> finally, i am joined by alicia from the independent living center in san francisco. it is great for all of you to be here today. people will be trickling in over the next half hour. we will give you a taste of what wii is like. we have set up the game. i will start by playing mackeena in a game of tennis. the interesting thing about wii is we use this little remote. just by moving our arms, we can control movement on the screen. you will be watching up on the big screen as we play a game of tennis.
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are you ready? all right. we will select two players. that is me. does that look like me? it kind of those -- of does. does that look like mackenna? that is not by chance. you can make the person look like anything you want. they can even look like aliens. interesting. we are going to play some great tennis today. ok. one thing to tell you, there is a little bar on top of the television. it picks up the movement of our arms. we're going to face the television as we play. here we go. how many of you are cheering for
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me? how many of you are cheering for her? what is up with that? [laughter] that is it. you are going down. we're going to play a single game of wii tennis. are you ready? all right. here we go. we're going to get intense. [applause] >> eco dash 15. -- 0-15. [applause] 0-30.
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>> she is currently destroying me. i will make a comeback. [applause] >> 0-40. >> this is not good. she has triple match point on me. >> match point. >> ok, i am ready. [applause] ♪ >> i just got destroyed. there we go. i lost badly. let's hear it for mackenna. ok, we're going to demonstrate one other sport quickly. then alicia and i will play.
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maybe i will have them play a game of wii tennis themselves so we can see how the adaptive equipment works. we're going to go to quit. we're going to a different sport. we're going to go to baseball. all right. we have two players for baseball. in baseball, you have a pitcher and hitter. i will be pitching. actually, i will be hitting. she will be pitching. are you ready? ok. go ahead. oh, no. [laughter] that is not good. all right. i have one strike on me.
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oh, no. this is horrible. the pressure. oh, i think i struck out. this is not good. [laughter] ok. very good. she can choose different pitches to pitch. that is kind of fun. here is our team. our team is getting ready to take the field. we will be playing each other in a really tough game of baseball. it looks like a nice day over at&t park. let's do this thing. oh, i swung too late. strike one. too early. strike two. oh, no. [laughter]
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i'm out. this is awful. this is very embarrassing. pitch. yes! what a catch! that was a great catch. our final out in the inning. go ahead. fouled it off. destroyed. uh oh. oh, no. i did not score that inning. i did not even get a hit. now we switch. i am attaching -- pitching. i will throw a fastball right by her. fastball coming, the heater. yes! strike. oh, my gosh.
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that is crushed. she is going to have an inside the park home run. this is not good. a triple. that is not good. boo. boo. that is it. you are going down. here comes a tough pitch. strike! there we go. strike! i struck her out. one out. if she scored a run, she will win. we have to refer her to strike out two work times. -- we have to root for her to strike out two more times. use long to early. he swung too late. you are going down now. too early. this is it. this is the final. this will be a tie game.
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oh, no! this is awful. i made the catch. we ended up tying the all of the innings. we both played a full inning. one of us pitching, one of us hitting. it is a fun way to engage in an activity together, get a little competition. it is always friendly competition. good game. [laughter] ok. but we also want to show is that the wii can be used with people who may have disabilities, who might not have full use of their arms or legs. we have alicia from the independent living center to help us demonstrate some adaptive equipment specific for people with disabilities to use the wii. it is great to have you with us.
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>> thank you. great partnership. >> you will turn yours on. ok. notice she has a hat on that has a wii remote mounted on it. instead of using her arm to control the remote, she uses her head. we will play a couple of games. it will be me against alicia. you better root for alicia. this is the main menu screen when you start wii. the main activity is in the left corner, sports. turn yourself off.
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are you off? keep yourself off. we choose on the menu. hit a for you. on the main menu, on the upper left-hand corner we see sports. that is the activity we loaded in the console. using her head, she is choosing wii sports. it will be the two of you against each other. what is interesting is we have buttons. instead of buttons on the remote, there are buttons she can use her hands with allowed to be an adaptive devices for someone with a disability. turn on your remote. he will play against each other.
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i will narrate. it will be mackenna versus alicia in a game of tennis. winner takes all. hit no for save file. these are the introductory menu screen for wii, very simple to navigate through. we will choose tennis at the top of the screen. they will choose two players. we have created a character that looks a lot like alicia and another character that looks like mackenna. they will be playing against each other in a game of tennis. all right. all they do is simply stand facing the television. you will push a.
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hit ok. hit a. hit a and b together. here we go. single game start. alicia will be serving. mackenna will be receiving the surf. we will see what happens. by using her head, she is able to serve. nice shot. mackenna gets the first point. watch how alicia turns her head to control the swinging of the racket. interesting stuff. she is serving again. mackenna hits out of bounds. you are tied. very well done. here comes another serve.

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